Literature Review - Narrative
The most common type of review that synthesizes the findings of numerous other sources of original research. This is an in-depth look into a topic taking particular note to compare and contrast the findings and conclusions.
Literature Review - Systematic
These reviews are often completed by a team of people and follow strict protocols so as to be reproducible. Often used in Health-related fields, these reviews are seeking to collect sources related to a specific research question.
See the following articles for more detailed information:
There are many psychology handbooks in the Library's collections that publish literature reviews. For a complete listing, do a keyword search in the Catalog for handbooks and psychology (see link below). You can narrow the results by adding additional keywords in the search box (e.g. affect, applied, etc.).